McCracken Middle School Band Programs

2006 - 2007
Chip De Stefano, Conductor

SUDLER CUP AWARD CELEBRATION CONCERT

May 14, 2007

Gladys Stone Wright, guest conductor

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  • Beginner Band
    • Jim Along Josie - Traditional
    • Skip it Lou - Traditional
    • On the March - Forrest Buchtel
  • 5th Grade Band
    • Beatin' the Blues - Geral Sebesky
    • You're a Grand Old Flag - George M. Cohan, arranged by Michael Story
    • Dragon Slayer - Rob Grice
  • Concert Band
    • In the Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett, arr. by Johnnie Vinson
    • Londonderry Air - Traditional, arr. by Brad Schoener
    • Manhattan Beach March - John Philip Sousa, arr. by Nick Contorno
  • Symphonic Band
    • Unraveling - Andrew Boysen, Jr.
    • The Thunderer - John Philip Sousa
    • Music from Wicked - arr. by Michael Sweeney
    • Cathedral Chorus from Slavonic Folk Suite - Alfred Reed

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS SUPERSTATE CONCERT BAND FESTIVAL

May 4, 2007

  • Symphonic Band
    • Unraveling - Andrew Boysen, Jr.
    • Slavonic Folk Suite - Alfred Reed
      I. Children's Carol
      II. Cathedral Chorus
    • Variations on a Korean Folk Song - John Barnes Chance

IGSMA STATE FESTIVAL

April 28, 2007

  • Symphonic Band
    • Unraveling - Andrew Boysen, Jr.
    • Slavonic Folk Suite - Alfred Reed
      I. Children's Carol
      II. Cathedral Chorus
    • Variations on a Korean Folk Song - John Barnes Chance

MARCH CONCERT

March 14, 2007

  • Intermediate Band
    • Let's Go Band - Albert Ahronheim, arranged by Andrew Balent
    • Big Rock Candy Mountain - arranged by John O'Reilly and Sandy Feldstein
    • Dragon Slayer - Rob Grice
  • Concert Band
    • The King's Feast - arranged by Ken Singleton
    • Coldwater Creek - Robert Sheldon
    • Stony Creek March - Anne McGinty
    • Her Majesty's Procession - Andrew Will
    • Tribute Overture - Chip De Stefano
  • Combined Bands
    • Miramar Fanfare - Brian Balmages

IGSMA DISTRICT CONTEST

March 10, 2007

  • Symphonic Band
    • Prestissimo - Karl King
    • Variations on a Korean Folk Song - John Barnes Chance
    • Symphony No. 4 - Andrew Boysen, Jr.

BEGINNER BAND CONCERT

February 28, 2007

  • Beginner Band
    • Hot Cross Buns
    • Au Clair de la Lune
    • Mary Had a Little Lamb
    • The Cuckoo
    • Lightly Row
    • Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
    • Old MacDonald Had a Farm
    • London Bridge
  • Symphonic Band
    • Prestissimo - Karl King
    • Variations on a Korean Folk Song - John Barnes Chance
    • Symphony No. 4 - Andrew Boysen, Jr.
  • Combined Bands
    • Jingle Bells

60th Annual Midwest Clinic

Chicago Hilton, International Ballroom
December 22, 2006 3:30 PM

Stephen Peterson, guest conductor
Donald Stahlberg, guest conductor
Donald DeRoche, guest conductor
Don Owens, guest conductor

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  • Symphonic Band
    • Joy Fantastique - Douglas Akey
    • Ancient Dialogue - Patrick Burns
    • Little Suite for Band - Clare Grundman
      I. Prelude
      II. Ballad
      III. Festival
    • Albanian Dance - Shelley Hanson
    • Our Kingsland Spring - Samuel Hazo
    • Chinese Folk Song Medley - Robert Garofalo
    • Orange Bowl - Henry Fillmore
    • Prelude and Fugue in D minor - J.S. Bach, arranged by Roland Moehlmann
    • Ye Banks and Braes O' Bonnie Doon - arranged by Michael Sweeney
    • Symphony No. 4 - Andrew Boysen, Jr.
      IV. Fast

Skokie Communnity Performance

Midwest Clinic Preview Concert
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie
December 18, 2006

Stephen Peterson, guest conductor
Donald Stahlberg, guest conductor
Donald DeRoche, guest conductor
Don Owens, guest conductor

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  • Symphonic Band
    • Joy Fantastique - Douglas Akey
    • Ancient Dialogue - Patrick Burns
    • Little Suite for Band - Clare Grundman
      I. Prelude
      II. Ballad
      III. Festival
    • Albanian Dance - Shelley Hanson
    • Our Kingsland Spring - Samuel Hazo
    • Chinese Folk Song Medley - Robert Garofalo
    • Orange Bowl - Henry Fillmore
    • Prelude and Fugue in D minor - J.S. Bach, arranged by Roland Moehlmann
    • Ye Banks and Braes O' Bonnie Doon - arranged by Michael Sweeney
    • Symphony No. 4 - Andrew Boysen, Jr.
      IV. Fast

Winter Concert

December 7, 2006

  • Symphonic Band
    • Joy Fantastique - Douglas Akey
    • Ancient Dialogue - Patrick Burns
    • Albanian Dance - Shelley Hanson
    • Orange Bowl - Henry Fillmore
    • Little Suite for Band - Clare Grundman
      I. Prelude
      II. Ballad
      III. Festival
    • Symphony No. 4 - Andrew Boysen, Jr.
      IV. Fast

November Concert

November 13, 2006

  • Symphonic Band
    • Joy Fantastique - Douglas Akey
    • Chinese Folk Medley - Robert Garofalo
    • Prelude and Fugue in D minor - J.S. Bach, arranged by Roland Moehlmann
    • Ye Banks and Braes O' Bonnie Doon - arranged by Michael Sweeney
    • Symphony No. 4 - Andrew Boysen, Jr.
      IV. Fast

October Concert

October 24, 2006

  • Symphonic Band
    • Our Kingsland Spring - Samuel Hazo
    • Little Suite for Band - Clare Grundman
      I. Prelude
      II. Ballad
      III. Festival
    • Midnight Sky - Brian Balmages
    • Prelude and Fugue in D minor - J.S. Bach, arranged by Roland Moehlmann
    • Albanian Dance - Shelley Hanson

September Concert

Lincoln Middle School
Park Ridge, Illinois
September 27, 2006

  • Symphonic Band
    • Ancient Dialogue - Patrick J. Burns
    • Our Kingsland Spring - Samuel Hazo
    • Majestica - Brian Balmages
    • Orange Bowl - Henry Fillmore
  • Combined McCracken Middle Symphonic Band and Lincoln Middle School Symphonic Band
    • The Olympic Spirit - John Williams, arranged by Eric Osterling

McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band Camp Concert

August 18, 2006

  • Symphonic Band
    • Majestica - Brian Balmages
    • Music for Queen Mary - Henry Purcell, arranged by Robert Garofalo
    • Wolsey's Wilde - William Byrd, arranged by Doug Hartzell
    • Battle Pavane - Tielman Susato, arranged by Bob Margolis
    • Psalm 42 - setting by Samuel Hazo
    • The Olympic Spirit - John Williams, arranged by Eric Osterling

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